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Job Hunt Got You Stressed? Try A 15-Minute Vacation

Engaging in competitive employment seeking is a draining, frustrating and time-consuming sport. Where you could expect a 5% response rate to your job applications 18 months ago, the number plummeted to well under 1% in the intervening months. Bottom line is it's really easy to let the s...

The Downfall of HR; Can HR Be Saved?

I’ve been a Human Resources person since Cyndi Lauper ruled the airwaves, when HR was just another department. Back then, HR people complained about being assigned to menial things like toting the watermelons to the company picnic. HR folks were the Party People. HR types would get toget...

Didn’t Get The Job? Don’t Forget Who Is Interviewing You: Everyone

In the interview process, every move we make is a moment of evaluation and we need to be cognizant of this if we want to be sure that we are putting forward the best overall impression. A few of the people who are likely to be called on to provide their opinion could be: travel agents, ca...